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Can Oncu Joins Gearlink Kawasaki for Donington BSB

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Can Oncu, Kawasaki Puccetti Racing, Kawasaki ZX-6R, 2023 WorldSSP, Portimao, portrait [Gold & Goose]

Gearlink Kawasaki will field Can Oncu in the British Supersport Championship at this weekend’s upcoming Donington BSB.

Oncu’s Donington appearance will be his first in a British Championship event, and will be a one-off fill-in ride in-place of the injured Cameron Dawson.

Can Oncu, 2024 Catalan WorldSSP. Credit: Gold and Goose.

It is also effectively a kind of warm-up event for the Turkish rider’s main duties in the World Supersport Championship with the Puccetti Kawasaki team. WorldSSP is currently in the middle of a six-week break which won’t end until iit heads to Misano on 14-16 June. Additionally, WorldSSP will visit Donington on 10-12 July.


Oncu, who currently sits 13th in the WorldSSP riders’ standings, told Britishsuperbike.com ahead of his Donington wildcard: "I am very happy to be riding for Gearlink Kawasaki at Donington Park. This is a new experience for me and I am very much looking forward to it. I am hoping we can pull a good result this weekend, and have a good time.

“I think it will be a lot of fun and a great opportunity for myself and the team. I wish their injured rider a speedy recovery and look forward to meeting everyone at the British Championship this weekend."

Gearlink Kawasaki Team Manager Ben Wilson added: "I'm very happy to have Can on our bike for Donington Park and it will be great to see him on the Gearlink Kawasaki. Can is a world-class rider and I am sure he will put our bike at the front.

“Can coming to race in the British Championship for this one-off round is an exciting prospect. It's great for both the series and for the fans alike! We wish Cameron a speedy recovery ahead of Knockhill."

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